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Voters to decide on tax renewal for parks, Council on Aging

Following a vote by the St. Charles Parish Council in favor of renewing property taxes that in large part funds the parish's Department of Parks and Recreation and Council on Aging, St. Charles Parish residents will decide whether to make that a reality on the Dec. 10 ballot.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 5:00 am
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Rotary Club Thanksgiving baskets called a blessing

Roy Clements of Montz didn’t expect the Rotary Club of St. Charles’ Thanksgiving basket of food that came to his family’s door last Wednesday, but he was visibly appreciative of getting it.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 4:00 am
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Car Care giving back

As we approach the heart of the holiday season, Today’s Car Care is looking to spread a little holiday cheer to a lucky recipient.Read More...
November 25, 2016 at 4:00 am
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Entergy gets approval to build $869M power station in Montz

The Louisiana Public Service Commission approved construction of Entergy's $869 million power station in Montz on Wednesday (Nov. 16).Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 11:08 am
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HHS students honored by president for volunteer work

Hahnville High School student Gillian Hebert was thrilled to earn a Presidential Volunteer Service Award for her volunteer efforts with Wetlands Watchers — and was just as pleased, in fact, to do the work that earned her that honor. Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:59 am
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Destrehan mentor says God keeps putting him in position to help kids

John Emery’s world took many directions in his younger years, but it seemed all the important roads in his life kept taking him to or back to situations where he helped children.Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:45 am
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Luling man remembers loved ones at his own chapel

Amid the statues of Jesus, angels and disciples on Ray Kern's altar, which fills an entire room in his Luling residence, also rests his strong religious devotion.Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:43 am
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Engineer hits jackpot with unique invention

In 1992, Pedal Valves Inc. founder Pete Gilbert could not have known where his little invention would take him. Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:41 am
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Businesses have positive outlook with Trump

At Bayou Boat Rentals in Des Allemands, owner Sid Landry outright says he believes President-elect Donald Trump will grow the economy.Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:39 am
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Destrehan teens hit it big with rock band 'Remedy'

When Destrehan's Jared Viola and Ross Browning were fourth- grade Cub Scouts, the two picked up instruments and took aim at earning their respective music badges. Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:37 am
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2 plead guilty in bizarre shooting

Two people arrested in a bizarre incident at a Montz residence involving a break-in and shooting have been sentenced, and a third suspect is awaiting trial after being charged with attempted murder. Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:35 am
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Luling native is world champion

Luling native Jerry Savoie decided to chase his dream and become a professional motorcycle racer at the age of 52, simply hoping to maybe one day win a race -- this hope in spite of a 30-year layoff from Savoie riding at all.Read More...
November 18, 2016 at 10:28 am
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St. Charles public schools get 'A' in state performance report

St. Charles Parish Public Schools performance maintained an “A” for the 2015-16 school year, again ranking among Louisiana’s top performing school systems.
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November 17, 2016 at 11:03 am
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Coronado Drive in Luling reopened

Coronado Drive near the El Paso Restaurant has been reopened after a severed gas line there was repaired.
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November 17, 2016 at 10:00 am
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Coronado Drive in Luling closed due to severed gas line

The St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center is monitoring a severed gas line at the intersection of Highway 90 and Coronado Drive near the El Paso Restaurant and where a new Goodwill store is under construction in Luling.Read More...
November 17, 2016 at 9:24 am
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OxyChem retiree finds new career as disaster relief captain

Although Joseph Hattala is an OxyChem retiree, he gratefully isn’t leading a slower life.Read More...
November 11, 2016 at 11:06 am
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Police searching for armed robber of Destrehan Birdie's
Police searching for armed robber of Destrehan Birdie's
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Police are searching for a man who committed an apparent armed robbery early Wednesday morning at a Birdie’s Food and Fuel in Destrehan.